Jacob Dayot

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Did a memory experiment really show evidence for psychic abilities?

Here’s a Halloween-themed Mind Game for you. A 2011 psychology study claimed to show evidence for precognition - but had more to say about the state of psychology research than anything paranormal<p>As the great Carl Sagan once put it, “extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence”*. And as far …

How Poverty Affects the Brain

Tech & Science Brains poverty<p>The video tells the story of Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Peace Prize winner from Pakistan who at 15 survived being shot …

Research Reveals How New Brain Cells Are Born

Though the majority of our neurons are formed before we are born and don’t regenerate as we go through life, a brain region called the hippocampal …

Running tips: The only 2 workouts you need to improve your VO2 max

It has many names: “maximal oxygen consumption,” “maximal oxygen uptake,” “peak oxygen uptake,” “maximal aerobic capacity.” Simply put, your VO2 …

Too much activity in certain areas of the brain is bad for memory and attention

Neurons in the brain interact by sending each other chemical messages, so-called neurotransmitters. Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is the most common …

Connecting Every Neuron: The Future Of Brain-Mapping And Illness Discovery

The brain has been a mythologized artifact of humanity for as long as we can remember. You've seen its raw potential epitomized in sci-fi films, its grace harnessed by artists, and its endless future encapsulated by scientists. We've barely cracked the surface of its depths, and there are several …

Coma patient's brain 'jump-started' by ultrasound in breakthrough that could help 'wake up' others

A 25-year-old man who had barely emerged from a coma after a severe brain injury regained full consciousness after doctors used a pioneering …

The Brain

Why One Neuroscientist Started Blasting His Core

A new anatomical understanding of how movement controls the body’s stress response system<p>Elite tennis players have an uncanny ability to clear their heads after making errors. They constantly move on and start fresh for the next point. They can’t afford to dwell on mistakes.<p>Peter Strick is not a …